- By Todd Luck
- Posted Wednesday, September 8, 2021
COVID-19 vaccinations offered at community events and health department with cash cards
The Forsyth County Department of Public Health will offer COVID vaccinations this week at Fiesta’s Concert Under the Stars, Festival for the Homeless, Cooks Flea Market, and at the health department.
One hundred dollars worth of cash cards are currently available to anyone 18 and older who receives their first dose of any COVID-19 vaccine, and $25 cash cards are available to non-commercial drivers who take someone to receive their first dose. Qualifying individuals are eligible for one offer per visit. The cards are for first doses only, and each patient’s COVID vaccination history will be checked before the shot is administered or the cash card is given. Cards will be available through Sept. 13 or while supplies last.
Public Health staff will be accepting walk-ups at these community vaccination events:
- Friday, Sept. 10, 4 p.m.-9 p.m., Fiesta’s Concert Under the Stars at Winston-Salem Fairgrounds, 2886 Shorefair Dr. NW
- Saturday, Sept. 11, 2 p.m.-6 p.m., Festival for the Homeless at Gateway Commons Park, 1580 Oak St., Winston Salem
- Sunday, Sept. 12, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Cooks Flea Market (Aisle M), 4250 Patterson Ave
Appointments and walk-ups for COVID-19 vaccinations are accepted during the week at the Public Health Department, 799 N. Highland Ave:
- Appointments are available at Bit.Ly/FCNCCovidVaccine or by calling 336-582-0800 from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon-Fri.
- Walk-ups are accepted Mon-Tues. 8 a.m.-6 p.m. Wednesday 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Thurs. 8 a.m.-8 p.m., and Fri. 8 a.m.-5 p.m. and this Sat. 9 a.m.-12 noon
Third doses for people with moderately or severely compromised immune systems who received two doses of either Moderna or Pfizer are being administered at the health department. Individuals should consult with their physician on if they need a third dose and are encouraged to make an appointment with their specialist or at their primary care clinic.
Vaccinations are free and no ID or insurance is needed. The single-dose Johnson and Johnson vaccine, for ages 18 and up, will be an option while supplies last. The two-dose Pfizer vaccine, for ages 12 and up, is available. Moderna is also available.